Mixed Media

Mixed Media

Love Mixed Media? So does Paper Parachute!  We offer classes and clubs dedicated to using a variety of techniques in journals, on tags, on canvases and more!


Sunday, June 10th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The perfect time to set aside to work on your Art Journals! Bring your journal, paints, inks, stamps, stencils, ephemera and anything else you use to get into your creative state of mind. Work with other journalers to jumpstart your creative juices. Please call ahead to register.

Mixed Media Club – Quirky Birds $10.00  

 Saturday, June 16th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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We are following the Tamara Laporte book, Create Your LIFE BOOK.. While the exercises are “lead” it is not a class. Please bring your journal, or paper, acrylic inks or India inks, a few acrylic paints (maybe pick a color palette and bring just a few) colored pencils if you have them and other images and stamps.  Please call ahead to register. Lead by Helen.

Summer Challenge : Under the Sea – $5.00

The canvas panel can be painted, sewn, embroidered, felted, stamped, inked, glued, anything you want! As always, you don’t have to use the items in the kit, just be sure to follow the challenges within the challenge. Do what you want, as long as you adhere to the Challenge.

Kit Includes: 2 – 12 x 12 Canvas sheets of fabric, Embroidery floss and/or wool roving, Collage sheets, Tissue paper and access to Helen’s stamps

ADDITIONAL CHALLENGES: Keep 12 x 12 size to a somewhat large size, Use acrylic paints or inks, Find a way to hang your canvas

SUGGESTIONS: Try sewing on your canvas, embroider, felt, use acrylic paints or inks. Use stencils, foil or leaf, and, of course, stamps and papers!

DUE DATE: Sunday, July 1st at 1:00 pm. We will have our Show & Tell and Gift certificate drawing.

Past class and club samples and ideas:


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